Klemens Behler

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Klemens Behler
Born 6 December 1921
Bochum
Died 10 October 1998(1998-10-10) (aged 76)
Bonn
Allegiance  Nazi Germany (to 1945)
 West Germany
Service/branch Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Years of service 1937–45
Rank Obersturmführer (Waffen-SS)
Oberstleutnant of the Reserves (Bundeswehr)
Unit 23rd SS Volunteer Panzer Grenadier Division Nederland
Commands held 3./SS-Artillerie-Regiment 54
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Klemens Behler (6 December 1921 – 10 October 1998) was an Obersturmführer (first lieutenant) in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross to recognize extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations

  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 108.

Bibliography

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives (in German). Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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